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Do you like castles? Better if they are secluded and were venue to historical battles? Extra points for a few myths and legends? So you definitely need to include Amourol’s castle on your Portugal vacations. About 100 km northeast from Lisbon, shrouded in legends and secrets, this castle, sheltered in an islet and away from tourist crowds, might just prove the perfect counterpoint to your intense holidays in Lisbon.

It is thought that Almourol comes from the arab word almorolan, which means ...continue reading